Marymount, founded in 1950, is a church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Services, and Health Professions. Its 21-acre campus is located in Arlington, five miles from Washington, D.C.

Website: www.marymount.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,287
Undergraduate
Students
(64.0%) 1,464 Women
(36.0%) 823 Men
1,131
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 2,873 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.26
SAT Math
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
541 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
16-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,795
Tuition and Fees
$31,465
Room and Board
$13,190
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$25,607
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,856
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
166
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Arlington Population
221,045
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Saint Bernard (Bernie)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.6% Asian
17.0% Black/African-American
22.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
41.0% White
5.8% Unknown
International Students
16.6% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
37.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language   3
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some August 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2807 North Glebe Road
City, State, Zip
Arlington, VA 22207-4299
Phone
(703) 284-1500
Fax
(703) 522-0349
E-mail
admissions@marymount.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 2,873 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 1,918 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 955 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
633 (24%) of 2,611 admitted students enrolled
Women
337 (19%) of 1,771 admitted students enrolled
Men
229 (27%) of 840 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.26
3.75 and Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
27%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
470-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
16%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
34%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
1%
SAT EBRW
541 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
23%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
27%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
16-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
2%
Score of 24 - 29
36%
Score of 18 - 23
30%
Score of 12 - 17
32%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 8%
Top quarter: 25%
Top half: 61%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$48,795
Tuition and Fees
$31,465
Room and Board
$13,190
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,680
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003724
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
342 (81.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
303 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
303 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
43 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$25,607
Need-Based Gift
Received by 211 (60.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,689
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 250 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,165
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 303 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
101 (25.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,736

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,397 (67.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,282 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,270 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
136 (12.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$21,642
Need-Based Gift
Received by 833 (63.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,388
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,090 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,284
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,091 (85.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
431 (21.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,059

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,856
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,605
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
151
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
820
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,987
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Communication, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, information technology, health sciences
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
166
Part-Time Faculty
177
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
43%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 90% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
270
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Community College Education
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Interior Design
  • Management Information Systems
  • Project Management
  • Secondary Education
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Arlington Population
221,045
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Campus Size
21 acres

Weather

Temperature
25.7 average low in January, 85.1 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Saint Bernard (Bernie)
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, triathlon
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading, triathlon

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, fashion club, student nurses association, international club, association for campus events, blue harmony (show choir)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,287
Women
1,464 (64.0%)
Men
823 (36.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,070
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.6% Asian
17.0% Black/African-American
22.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
41.0% White
5.8% Unknown
International Students.
16.6% from 62 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
1,131

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
55%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
37.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 9.9%
Engineering 1.2%
Law 1.2%
Arts and Sciences 6.3%
Education 2.4%
Other 9%

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